Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

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by Mildred D. Taylor
     
 

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Winner of the 1977 Newberry Medal, this is a remarkably moving novel—one that has impressed the hearts and minds of millions of readers. See more details below

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Winner of the 1977 Newberry Medal, this is a remarkably moving novel—one that has impressed the hearts and minds of millions of readers.

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Entirely through its own internal development, the novel shows the rich inner rewards of black pride, love, and independence.
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"The vivid story of a black family whose warm ties to each other and their land give them strength to defy rural Southern racism during the Depression. . . . Entirely through its own internal development, the novel shows the rich inner rewards of black pride, love, and independence despite the certainty of outer defeat." —Booklist (starred review)

"The strong, clear-headed Logan family . . . are drawn with quiet affection and their actions tempered with a keen sense of human fallibility."—pointer, Kirkus Reviews

"The events and setting of the powerful novel are presented with such verisimilitude and the characters are so carefully drawn that one might assume the book to be autobiographical, if the author were not so young."—The Horn Book

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780590982078
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1976
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

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From the Publisher
"The vivid story of a black family whose warm ties to each other and their land give them strength to defy rural Southern racism during the Depression. . . . Entirely through its own internal development, the novel shows the rich inner rewards of black pride, love, and independence despite the certainty of outer defeat." —Booklist (starred review)

"The strong, clear-headed Logan family . . . are drawn with quiet affection and their actions tempered with a keen sense of human fallibility."—pointer, Kirkus Reviews

"The events and setting of the powerful novel are presented with such verisimilitude and the characters are so carefully drawn that one might assume the book to be autobiographical, if the author were not so young."—The Horn Book

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